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A Story About the Human Problem-Solving Approach to Pain
Drawing Out the Problem-Solving Approach to Pain
In this podcast episode, Dr. Gallo invites and helps you to discover how helpful it is to move away from painful thoughts, feelings, and situations that show up in life. You’ll notice whether and how much what you’ve been doing is getting in the way of valued living. Before you get started, you’ll need a copy of the Crosshairs diagram worksheet so that you can draw out your problem-solving approach to pain. Drawing it out involves listing your painful thoughts and feelings, listing what you...
The Crosshairs Diagram
In this podcast episode, Dr. Gallo talks about what is the Crosshairs diagram. It’s a highly effective and intuitive tool to help you look at painful thoughts, feelings, and situations that show up in your life. Using the Crosshairs diagram to divide and help sort this painful stuff results in being more aware of whether things you’re doing to deal with them are helpful or unhelpful in living a richer, fuller, more meaningful life. Dr. Gallo walk's you through learning the different parts of...
What Is Acceptance and Commitment Training
In this podcast episode, Dr. Gallo talks about what is acceptance and commitment education and training or what we like to call ACT. You’ll learn about the six core, science-based ACT skills, which are observing myself, being present, watching thoughts, opening up, identifying values, and taking action. Dr. Gallo also introduces you to the Crosshairs diagram. It’s a simple and effective tool to help officers live life with more purpose and vitality, guided by their values at work, home, or...
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